Best VIRTUAL Sales Conferences and Events in 2020

In a good year, most of the best sales conferences are physical events where you can attend sessions, rub elbows with thought leaders, and make new connections. But this year…

Well, let’s just say this year ain’t normal.

With a pandemic on our hands, most sales conferences scheduled for the early part of 2020 have either been rescheduled or, if you’re lucky, made virtual.

Here are the top virtual sales conferences, events, and training you need to know about. So whether you’re experiencing a travel ban or simply don’t have the time or budget to travel, you can still build your skills and make new connections.

NOTE: Within each category, sales events are arranged according to their calendar date to make it easier to see what’s coming up and find the ones that fit your schedule.

The Best Virtual Sales Conferences & Events in 2020

RevGrowth Virtual Summit

DATE: April 16–17, 2020

RevGrowth Virtual Summit brings the sales and marketing communities together for a new kind of event. It’s 2 days, 2 tracks, countless opportunities to learn, 0 barriers to entry.

RevGrowth gives you the opportunity to exchange ideas, offer input, and seek out viewpoints from a community of learners gathered from across the globe. You can’t come to a physical conference now, so Drift is bringing the conference to you — no matter where in the world that might be.


Unleash Virtual Summit

DATE: May 4–7, 2020

Unleash, Outreach’s sales engagement conference that draws thousands of sales, operations and marketing leaders each year, is a virtual event this year. They’re bringing together Fortune 500 leaders and the thought leaders and influencers you know and love.

These people are driving the fastest-growing companies around the world, which means you get four days of nonstop sales goodness.

Here’s just a sampling of what you’ll get:

  • 36 on-demand sessions from sales leaders across the industry: They’ll be scheduled as in a physical conference, but available to watch on-demand. Some speakers will be available for live Q&A during their session.
  • Keynotes: Live daily from 11am – 1pm Pacific Time
  • Live Post Show with Sam Nelson & Guests: Daily from Outreach HQ, starting at 1pm Pacific Time
  • Virtual Roundtables: These will be hosted daily and facilitated by a speaker, sponsor, or Outreacher.
  • Networking & Community: Is it easier in person… yes. Are they going to let that hold them back? Heck no! Unleash will have a slack channel for “hallway” conversations, LinkedIn Live posts, and a virtual happy hour for participants to join. (If the rumors are right, there will even be a virtual dance!)


SiriusDecisions Summit 2020

DATE: May 4–6, 2020

Forrester SiriusDecisions Summit is the must-attend experience for B2B sales, marketing and product innovators and trendsetters who drive growth in the most well-respected high-performing companies in the market today.

SiriusDecisions Summit is known for its content and community, so you can expect one of the most enriching experiences in the industry.

Here’s what you’ll get:

  • 120+ live-streaming sessions providing thought-provoking guidance and dialogue on B2B best practices
  • 10+ engaging keynote sessions, including our highly-anticipated guest keynote speakers
  • 15 customer success stories, including our Return on Integration (ROI) Honors and Programs of the Year Awards
  • 1:1 meetings with Forrester and SiriusDecisions analysts to discuss your top priorities
  • Interactive marketplace and show floor engagements with leading marketing, sales and product technology vendors
  • Best-in-class research and insights from leading-edge analysts
  • On-demand access to the sessions post-event



DATE: November 9–12, 2020

Dreamforce is one of the longest conferences on our list. Four days and nights means tons of networking opportunities, inspiring keynotes, and sessions on almost every problem you could ever come across.

Think sales conference… technology sales event… sales seminar… all rolled into one.

The core theme of the conference is about how technology shapes the future of selling, but it doesn’t stop there. They have sessions that cover causes like climate change and wildlife welfare. They approach business from every angle to uncover new and exciting opportunities that will improve your bottom line and the world as a whole. You are sure to take back loads of learnings to step up your sales game big-time.

You’ll experience visionary thinking and discover the future of sales technology. But this year, you’ll experience it virtually. Salesforce announced on April 29 that all its events will be reimagined as virtual events, including Dreamforce. You can find answers to your questions here.


Sales Hacker Growth Summit

DATE: December 7–11, 2020

NOTE: This link is to last year’s Summit. We’ll update it with this year’s details when we’re closer to the event.

The end of the year is the perfect time to assess your performance, set goals, and rev up for the new year. Which is why we’ve chosen the second week of December for the Sales Hacker Growth Summit (formerly the Success Summit).

This is a full week of actionable, high-impact training — 100% free and accessible from your computer or mobile device. No need to ask for time off or wrangle travel budgets! Just come and enjoy.

Designed specifically for individual contributors, the Growth Summit is your chance to level-up your skills for the new year. Mark your calendar now. You won’t want to miss it!

Here’s what you can expect:

  • 5 days of top-tier training designed to uplevel your sales game for the new year
  • 40+ presentations from some of the biggest names in the industry
  • Q&A sessions
  • Networking opportunities

As a leader in the full-sized virtual sales conference space, we’re committed to giving you the benefits of a physical conference in a digital format. And as the smartest community of modern sales professionals, we exist to help you move up and to the right — personally and professionally.

At the Sales Hacker Growth Summit, you’ll get the boost you need to grow your performance and career.

One-Day Sales Events in 2020

Rockstars from Ops Stars

DATE: March 24, 2020

This half-day event is specifically for revenue operations professionals. It features an all-star lineup on everything from How to Rock Your Revenue Operations Strategy to RevOps Preparedness. Registration is free.


#celebrate Online, by Gong

DATE: April 7, 2020

#celebrate everyday wins online! This is a day full of relevant content and live networking, where you’ll be constantly interacting with speakers and attendees, engaging with content, and delighted by new tricks up our sleeves.

Get ready to challenge conventional wisdom when it comes to digital events, because #celebrate Online is like nothing you’ve seen before… but what else would you expect from Gong?


Advanced Sales Tools and Strategies

DATE: April 7, 2020

Sales is changing and you need to change with it. Prospects are defining more and more when, where, and how they want to be sold to. However, this evolution of the relationship between sales organizations and potential customers doesn’t come without challenges.

Personalizing such increasingly dynamic outreach lead-by-lead is often an insurmountable task on its own. Thankfully, artificial intelligence has become a powerful tool within effective sales organizations to automate workflows, identify warm prospects, and even nurture and outreach to leads to create meetings.

Join this one-day event to hear experts discuss how new tools have streamlined much of the sales process without losing that human touch and ensure your sales team can do what they do best – sell. Registration is free, and content will be available on-demand after the event.


Sales Growth Virtual Summit

DATE: October 15, 2020

NOTE: This link is to last year’s Summit. We’ll update it with this year’s details when we’re closer to the event.

Top sales experts will cover tactics and strategies for B2B sales prospecting, follow up, referrals, and customer growth ideas — everything from strategic to the everyday execution.

On-Demand Sales & Marketing Training, 2020

CMO Priorities and Predictions

This is a series of 10 webinars that you can view on-demand. You will need to register, but it’s free. Topics include the modern Martech stack, intelligent customer engagement, demand gen, revenue growth, and more.

Walk away with best practices to manage your teams, strategies to successfully take products to market, and inspiring ideas for driving marketing programs.


B2B Demand Building Strategies 2020

Successful marketing is about more than just MQLs. More than delivering leads, modern marketing departments are playing ever-larger roles in all stages of business development.

Register for free to view 12 insightful webinars with top demand generation experts on how their strategies can impact the entire sales cycle, fill the pipeline, and accelerate business growth.

Deliver more of the leads your sales teams need and take them further than ever before by utilizing intelligent targeting, wholistic campaign design, and effective segmentation.

Which Ones Will You Attend?

The great thing about virtual sales conferences is that you’re less restricted by calendars and budgets. They’re less expensive (often free!) and don’t require you to take time away from your day job — unless you just want to.

Drop a comment to let us know the conferences you’d most like to attend. And if you hear of a conference that should be on this list, let us know!

Max Altschuler is currently the VP of Sales Engagement at Outreach. He is as passionate about the sales profession as they come. He created the premier B2B Sales media company for all things sales innovation, Sales Hacker, and ramped them up to over 150,000 monthly visitors before joining Outreach through acquisition. At Outreach, he leads all things marketing, along with the continued evolution of the Sales Hacker community. Max is a highly regarded sales thought-leader published by Forbes, Time, Inc, Harvard Business Review, and Quora. He wrote the book on modern sales called Hacking Sales: The Playbook For Building A High Velocity Sales Machine, which was published by Wiley.

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